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Primary Health Care

  • Digital
    Edward B. Noffsinger.
    Springer2013
  • Digital
    edited by Aldo Rosano.
    Springer2018
    This salient volume surveys the state of access to primary care and preventive health services by migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers across Europe. Experts in public health and allied fields identify obstacles to healthcare interventions for migrants, including costs, legal status, health-related behaviors and beliefs, and cultural and language barriers. The book includes the latest data concerning access to specific preventive services (e.g., vaccinations, colorectal screenings), specific issues of women and sexual minorities, and the potential for health promotion in prevention. Best practices for improving access are outlined as a basis for public health and policy directives toward reducing health disparities between migrant and native populations. Among the topics covered: Access to medical examination for prevention among migrants Access and barriers to infant vaccinations, female cancer screening and colorectal screening among migrant populations Provision and policy gap between the primary and preventive care required by and the care provided to LGBTQ+ migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. Health related lifestyles and intermediate health conditions of migrants. Quality of primary healthcare and preventive health services provided to migrants Adaptations of primary health care for migrants Access to primary health care and policies on migration and health at a time of economic crisis Dedicated to bridging research and policy gaps in this vital area, Primary Care Access and Preventive Health Services of Migrants is intended for an international audience of academics, researchers, policymakers, and practitioners in public health and related disciplines. -- Publisher description.
  • Digital
    Toy, Eugene C.
    AccessMedicine2006-
    Clinical cases selected from the LANGE Case Files series, edited by Eugene C. Toy, MD.
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    Michael L. Malone, Elizabeth A. Capezuti, Robert M. Palmer, editors.
    Springer2014
    1. An Introduction to the Acute Care for Elders / Michael L. Malone, Ji Won Yoo, and James S. Goodwin -- 2. The Team Approach to Interdisciplinary Care / Maryjo Cleveland, Carolyn Holder, Ariba Khan, and Aileen Jencius -- 3. Patient and Hospital Factors That Lead to Adverse Outcomes in Hospitalized Elders / Edgar Pierluissi, Deborah C. Francis, and Kenneth E. Covinsky -- 4. An Overview of Hospital-Based Models of Care / Elizabeth A. Capezuti and Marie Boltz -- 5. The Acute Care for Elders Unit / Robert M. Palmer and Denise M. Kresevic -- 6. How to Develop, Start, and Sustain an Acute Care for Elders Unit / Ellen S. Danto-Nocton, Carolyn Holder, Rebecca Ramsden, Jonny Macias Tejada, Anita Steliga, and Karen Padua -- 7. How to Disseminate the ACE Model of Care Beyond One Unit / Roger Y. Wong, Marsha Vollbrecht, and Patti Pagel -- 8. How to Use the ACE Unit to Improve Hospital Safety and Quality for Older Patients: From ACE Units to Elder-Friendly Hospitals / Samir K. Sinha, Sandra Liliana Oakes, Selma Chaudhry, and Theodore T. Suh -- 9. ACE Unit Business Model / Kyle Allen, Peter DeGolia, Susan Hazelett, and Diane Powell -- 10. Models of Care to Transition from Hospital to Home / Ella Harvey Bowman, Kellie L. Flood, and Alicia I. Arbaje -- 11. What Is the Role of Hospitalists in the Acute Care for Elders? / Heidi L. Wald and Melissa L. P. Mattison -- 12. How to Improve Care for Seniors in the Emergency Department / Soryal Soryal, Marie Boltz, Scott Wilber, and Michael L. Malone -- 13. How to Improve Care for Older Patients in the Intensive Care Unit / Leanne Boehm, E. Wesley Ely, and Lorraine Mion -- 14. The Future of Acute Care for Elders / Kanwardeep Singh and Michael L. Malone.
  • Digital
    Richard Saitz, editor.
    Springer2013
    "While there is a wealth of published information on addiction medicine, the psychological aspects of alcohol abuse, and behavioral medicine with regard to addiction, virtually none of the existing resources were written with the primary care provider in mind. Addressing Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care is a handy reference for primary care clinicians who are confronted by patients with these problems daily, and who wish to successfully address these issues in their practice. Focusing on the literature and science relevant to practicing providers, this book covers the range of interventions appropriate for this setting. Topics include assessment, brief counseling interventions, pharmacotherapy, referrals to both specialty care and Alcoholics Anonymous (and other self-help programs), psychiatric comorbidity and other drug use, and other information specific to the needs of the primary care clinician. The vast majority of people with health risks and consequences related to alcohol use receive little to no attention from healthcare, despite the fact that alcohol is a leading cause of early preventable death. This book is a guide to identifying and addressing unhealthy alcohol use in hopes of improving the lives of patients."--publisher's website
  • Digital
    edited by Seung Ho Choi, Kazunori Kasama.
    Springer2014
    Bariatric and metabolic surgery is recognized to be an important and effective option for the treatment of severe obesity and the various associated conditions and diseases, such as type II diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular dysfunction, dyslipidemia, and obstructive sleep apnea. Despite its established value, however, there is scope for further improvement in safety and in the quality of the surgical techniques, and calls have therefore been made for the establishment of standard techniques and procedures. This book accordingly presents state of the art knowledge on bariatric and metabolic surgery with the aim of facilitating the sharing and exchange of knowledge, documenting effective techniques, and enhancing safety and outcomes. All technical aspects are covered in detail, and the text is complemented by many helpful illustrations. A further key feature is the provision of accompanying surgical videos, which will be of value to both novice and experienced surgeons. This textbook will be a great asset in clinical practice for all who are involved or interested in bariatric and metabolic surgery.
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    Tom A. Schweizer, R. Loch Macdonald editors.
    Springer2014
    A comprehensive, state-of-the-art contribution to a field that is rapidly developing, The Behavioral Consequences of Stroke provides a broad overview of the cognitive and neurobehavioral effects of stroke. As attention to paralysis and the more obvious physical disabilities stroke patients incur expands, greater attention is being paid today to the cognitive and neurobehavioral complications that impact stroke morbidity and even functional neurological recovery in patients. Written by an international panel of experts and edited by a neurosurgeon and by a cognitive neuroscientist, this unique title addresses the full range of issues relevant to the field, including epidemiology, general treatment, sensorimotor control after stroke, post-stroke aphasia, memory loss after stroke, post-stroke depression, the role of imaging after a stroke, and an update on some stroke clinical trials, to name just some of the areas covered. Illuminative and an influential addition to the literature, The Behavioral Consequences of Stroke will serve as an invaluable resource for neurologists, neurosurgeons, physiatrists and other physicians, as well as physical, speech and occupational therapists, nurses, psychologists, and other professionals.
  • Digital
    edited by Mitchell D. Feldman and John F. Christensen.
    AccessMedicine2008
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    editors, Mitchell D. Feldman, John F. Christensen ; associate editor, Jason Satterfield.
    AccessMedicine2014
    Behavioral Medicine delivers real-world coverage of behavioral and interactional issues that occur between provider and patient in everyday clinical practice.
  • Digital
    [edited by] Carol D. Berkowitz, MD, FAAP, Distinguished Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Executiive Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA.
    ProQuest Ebook Central2014
    The reference of choice for pediatricians, pediatric residents, and medical students, the newly revised and expanded 5th edition provides clear, practice-oriented guidance of the core knowledge in pediatrics. Comprehensive coverage of hundreds of topics ranging from temper tantrums and thumb-sucking to diabetes and kidney disease make this an ideal reference for students, pediatric residents, pediatric nurse practitioners and nurses. More than 140 clinical chapters review pertinent epidemiology and pathophysiology, then gives concise guidelines on what symptoms to look for, what alternative diagnoses to consider, what tests to order, and how to manage your patient. Outcomes-centric focus - chapters open with a case presentation and a list of focal questions, and close with the case resolution. Quick reference organization - Signs and symptoms are grouped by body system for fast look-up; head, neck and respiratory system; cardiovascular system; hematologic, genitourinary, orthopedic, gastrointestinal, neurologic, dermatologic disorders. Consistent solution-oriented format - Steps through clinical presentation; pathophysiology; differential diagnosis; evaluation; lab tests; management; and prognosis. Illuminating visuals - Superb figures illustrate patient presentations and clinical procedures. An ideal reference for pediatricians, family physicians, medical students, residents, residency program directors, physician assistants, pediatric nurse practitioners and nurses.
  • Print
    [edited by] Carol D. Berkowitz.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Primary care: skills and concepts -- Primary care: introduction / Julie E. Noble -- Child advocacy / Julie E. Noble -- Talking with children / Geeta Grover -- Talking with parents / Geeta Grover -- Talking with adolescents / Monica Sifuentes -- Telephone management / Iris Wagman Borowsky and Cecily L. Wait -- Informatics / Alan Tomines -- Counseling families about internet use / Alan Tomines -- Principles of pediatric therapeutics / Elizabeth A. Edgerton -- Health maintenance and anticipatory guidance -- Neonatal examination and nursery visit / Julie E. Noble and Monica Sifuentes -- Newborn screening / Derek Wong -- Caring for twins and higher-order multiples / Lynne M. Smith -- Circumcision / Lynne M. Smith -- Nutritional needs / Wendy T. Hui and Geeta Grover -- Breastfeeding / Julie E. Noble -- Sleep: normal patterns and common disorders / Geeta Grover -- Oral health and dental disorders / Charlotte W. Lewis -- Normal development and developmental surveillance, screening, and evaluation / Geeta Grover -- Language development: speech and hearing assessment / Geeta Grover -- Literacy promotion in pediatric practice / Lynn Hunt -- Gifted children / Iris Wagman Borowsky and Rachel S. Darling -- Children and school: a primer for the practitioner / Martin Baren and Geeta Grover -- Immunizations / ChrisAnna M. Mink -- Health maintenance in older children and adolescents / Hali Sherman and Monica Sifuentes -- Health care for international adoptees / ChrisAnna M. Mink -- Health care needs of children in foster care / Sara T. Stewart and ChrisAnna M. Mink -- Well-child care for children with trisomy 21 / Derek Wong -- Well-child care for preterm infants / Lynne M. Smith -- Care of children with special health care needs / Julie E. Noble and Monica Sifuentes -- Reproductive health / Monica Sifuentes -- Injury prevention / Allison Golnik and Iris Wagman Borowsky -- Fostering self-esteem / Rick Goldstein -- Sibling rivalry / Carol D. Berkowitz -- Toilet training / Lynne M. Smith -- Crying and colic / Geeta Grover -- Discipline / Carol D. Berkowitz -- Temper tantrums / Geeta Grover -- Breath-holding spells / Geeta Grover -- Fears, phobias, and anxiety / Carol D. Berkowitz -- Thumb sucking and other habits / Carol D. Berkowitz -- Enuresis / Carol D. Berkowitz -- Encopresis / Carol D. Berkowitz -- Acute and emergent problems -- Fever and bacteremia / Paul Bryan -- Febrile seizures / Kenneth R. Huff -- Respiratory distress / David B. Burbulys -- Stridor and croup / David B. Burbulys -- Sudden infant death syndrome and apparent life-threatening events / Lynne M. Smith -- Syncope / David Atkinson and Elizabeth A. Edgerton -- Shock / Kelly D. Young -- Approach to the traumatized child / David B. Burbulys -- Abdominal trauma / David B. Burbulys -- Head trauma / Paul Bryan -- Increased intracranial pressure / Kenneth R. Huff -- Fluid and electrolyte disturbances / Charlotte W. Lewis and Sudhir K. Anand -- Acute renal failure / acute kidney injury / Hali Sherman and Sudhir K. Anand -- Ingestions: diagnosis and management / Kelly D. Young -- Head, neck and respiratory system -- Approach to the dysmorphic child / Julie E. Noble -- Craniofacial anomalies / Carol D. Berkowitz -- Common oral lesions / Charlotte W. Lewis -- Otitis media / Nasser Redjal -- Hearing impairments / Julie E. Noble and Monica Sifuentes -- Sore throat / Stanley H. Inkelis -- Nosebleeds / Stanley H. Inkelis -- Strabismus / Teresa Rosales -- Infections of the eye / Teresa Rosales -- Excessive tearing / Teresa Rosales -- Neck masses / Stanley H. Inkelis -- Allergic disease / Nasser Redjal -- Wheezing and asthma / Nasser Redjal -- Cough / Nasser Redjal -- Hematologic disorders -- Anemia / Wendy Y. Tcheng -- Bleeding disorders / Wendy Y. Tcheng -- Lymphadenopathy / Wendy Y. Tcheng -- Cardiovascular system -- Heart murmurs / Robin Winkler Doroshow -- Cyanosis in the newborn / Robin Winkler Doroshow -- Congestive heart failure / Robin Winkler Doroshow -- Chest pain / Robin Winkler Doroshow -- Hypertension / Sudhir K. Anand and Hali Sherman -- Genitourinary disorders -- Ambiguous genitalia / Jennifer K. Yee and Catherine S. Mao -- Inguinal lumps and bumps / Julie E. Noble -- Hematuria / Elaine S. Kamil -- Proteinuria / Elaine S. Kamil -- Urinary tract infections / Hali Sherman and Sudhir K. Anand -- Vaginitis / Monica Sifuentes -- Sexually transmitted infections / Monica Sifuentes -- Menstrual disorders / Monica Sifuentes -- Disorders of the breast / Monica Sifuentes -- Orthopedic disorders -- Developmental hip dysplasia / Hamid R. Redjal and David P. Zamorano -- Rotational problems of the lower extremity: in-toeing and out-toeing / Hamid R. Redjal and David P. Zamorano -- Angular deformities of the lower extremity: bowlegs and knock-knees / Carol D. Berkowitz -- Orthopedic injuries and growing pains / Sara T. Stewart -- Sports-related acute injuries / Monica Sifuentes --Evaluation of limp / Paul Bryan -- Musculoskeletal disorders of the neck and back / Carol D. Berkowitz -- Gastrointestinal disorders -- Vomiting / George Gershman -- Gastroesophageal reflux / Jeremy Screws -- Gastrointestinal bleeding / George Gershman -- Diarrhea / George Gershman -- Constipation / Doron D. Kahana and George Gershman -- Abdominal pain / George Gershman -- Jaundice / Melissa Egge -- Infectious hepatitis / Monica Sifuentes and ChrisAnna M. Mink -- Neurologic disorders -- Hypotonia / Kenneth R. Huff -- Headaches / Kenneth R. Huff -- Tics / Kenneth R. Huff -- Dermatologic disorders -- Acne / Monica Sifuentes -- Disorders of the hair and scalp / Kathy K. Langevin and Noah Craft -- Diaper dermatitis / Kathy K. Langevin and Noah Craft -- Papulosquamous eruptions / Kathy K. Langevin and Noah Craft -- Morbilliform rashes / Kathy K. Langevin and Noah Craft -- Vesicular Exanthems / Kathy K. Langevin and Noah Craft -- The new morbidity -- Autism spectrum disorders / Robin Steinberg-Epstein -- Attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder / Allison Golnik and Iris Wagman Borowsky -- Psychopharmacology in children / Robin Steinberg-Epstein and Kenneth W. Steinhoff -- Physical abuse / Sara T. Stewart -- Sexual abuse / Sara T. Stewart -- Failure to thrive / Carol D. Berkowitz -- Infants of substance-abusing mothers / Sara T. Stewart -- Substance abuse / Monica Sifuentes -- Eating disorders / Monica Sifuentes -- Body modification: tattooing and body piercing / Monica Sifuentes -- Childhood obesity / Charlotte W. Lewis -- Divorce / Carol D. Berkowitz -- School-related violence / Elizabeth A. Edgerton -- Disaster preparedness / Elizabeth A. Edgerton -- Adolescent depression and suicide / Monica Sifuentes -- Chronic diseases of childhood and adolescence -- Cancer in children / Wendy Y. Tcheng -- Chronic kidney disease / chronic renal failure / Walter Jimenez and Isidro B. Salusky -- Diabetes mellitus / Jennifer K. Yee and Catherine S. Mao -- Juvenile idiopathic arthritis / collagen vascular disease / Elizabeth A. Edgerton -- Nephrotic syndrome / Elaine S. Kamil -- Seizures and epilepsy / Kenneth R. Huff.
  • Digital
    [edited by] Carol D. Berkowitz.
    ProQuest Ebook Central2011
    Section I. Primary care : skills and concepts -- Section II. Health maintenance and anticipatory guidance -- Section III. Acute and emergent problems -- Section IV. Head, neck, and respiratory system -- Section V. Hematologic disorders -- Section VI. Cardiovascular system -- Section VII. Genitourinary disorders -- Section VIII. Orthopedic disorders -- Section IX. Gastrointestinal disorders -- Section X. Neurologic disorders -- Section XI. Dermatologic disorders -- Section XII. The new morbidity -- Section XIII. Chronic diseases of childhood and adolescence.
  • Digital
    Committee on the Learning Health Care System in America ; Mark Smith, Robert Saunders, Leigh Stuckhardt, J. Michael McGinnis, editors.
  • Digital
    Bruce Guthrie, Alexander Thompson, Siobhan Dumbreck, Angela Flynn, Phil Alderson, Moray Nairn, Shaun, Treweek, and Katherine Payne.
    1. Background to the project -- 2. Initial work examining how three exemplar guidelines accounted for multimorbidity -- The applicability of evidence used to inform clinical guideline treatment recommendations -- 4. Comparing treatments in terms of absolute benefit -- 5. Including a temporal dimension in model-based cost-effectiveness analysis: an application to the use of statins in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease -- 6. Quantifying the impact of multimorbidity in a model-based cost-effectiveness analysis -- 7. Summary and conclusions.
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    Alan L. Melnick.
    Springer2008
    Emergency preparedness for the primary care physician -- Biological terrorism -- Chemical terrorism -- Radiological terrorism -- Mental health and terrorism -- The primary care physician's role in supporting the public health response to biological, chemical, and radiological terrorism.
  • Digital
    Robert L. Bratton.
    Ovid2011
    "Bratton's Family Medicine Board Review, Fourth Edition, is a directed review of important topics that typically appear on American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) in-training examinations, board certification examinations, and recertification examinations. This material is not intended for a comprehensive review but, instead, should direct the examinee to areas of weakness that may need further review. Family medicine is a broad field, and to provide a complete, comprehensive review of all topics that may be covered is extremely time consuming if not impossible. Several other courses attempt to provide this type of review; however, this book is more abbreviated and focuses on topics that are commonly found on board examinations. Adequate preparation for any test is the key to success and rewarding results. Given this, we all know the importance of practice tests and the benefits of testing our knowledge base before the actual examination. This review book is structured for the examinee with limited time and resources for review and should be used only by those individuals with an established foundation of knowledge within the field of family medicine. Its primary purpose is to identify areas of weakness that can be improved on"--Provided by publisher.
  • Digital
    editor-in-chief, Robert A. Baldor ; section editors, Margarita C. Castro-Zarraga, Anita Kostecki, Christine Runyan, Felix B. Chang, Frank J. Domino.
    Ovid2014
    Prepare for your ABFM boards - find your weak spots and eliminate them now! Handy in print and as an eBook, Bratton's Family Medicine Board Review is the essential practice test for those facing the ABFM exams. Opening with the basic requirements of the ABFM Board certification process, it provides crucial background information on all three AFBM exams and their formats, describes a typical exam day, and offers excellent test-taking advice{u2014}taking the mystery out of the exam process.
  • Digital
    Jonathan Davidson.
    Springer2014
    Samuel Hahnemann: Rebarbative Genius -- Women, Reform, and Medical Leadership -- The Homeopathic Scalpel: Contributions to Surgery from the World of Homeopathy -- Homeopaths and the Dawning of Anesthesiology -- Homeopathy and the Mind: From Alienists to Neuroscientists -- Public Health -- The Early Days of Radiation: Homeopathic Shadows -- Heartbeat, Heart Failure, and Homeopathy -- Allergy and Allergic Disorders: Homeopathic Leaders -- Academic Homeopaths Reinvented -- Oncology -- Other Stars in the Sky -- Congress, Parliament, Presidents, and Monarchs -- Bioethics and the Contributions of Otto Guttentag -- Less Is More: Finding the Right Dose -- A Homeopathic Rogues' Gallery -- Concluding Thoughts.
  • Digital
    Andrew T. Raftery, Eric Lim, Andrew J.K. Östör.
    ClinicalKey2014
    Making a correct diagnosis is one of the key aspects of every medical student's and junior doctor's clinical training, and problem-based learning is now widely used to focus on the causes behind the presentation of a clinical feature. The Fourth Edition of this best-selling book is packed full of information to help the reader move from a presenting problem to an accurate diagnosis. This Fourth Edition covers 127 common presenting problems in both medicine and surgery in a consistent format. Each topic includes a list of all potential causes of the condition, colour coded to indicate common, occasional or rare causes. Important geographical variations are also highlighted. Two sections cover the differential diagnosis of biochemical and haematological disorders which provide a ready check when reviewing abnormal results The text includes a targeted guide to the relevant general and specific follow-up investigations which should be carried out as appropriate. At the end of each topic a box highlights important learning points, or indicates symptom and signs suggestive of significant pathology which require urgent action.
  • Digital
    A. Sahib El-Radhi, James Carroll, Nigel Klein (eds.).
    Springer2009
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    Lucia Siegel Sommers, John Launer, editors.
    Springer2013
    Uncertainty and clinical method -- Learning about uncertainty in professional practice -- Balint groups and peer supervision -- Research on Balint groups -- The thistle and the maple leaf: practice-based small-group learning in Canada and Scotland -- Narrative-based supervision -- Training in narrative-based supervision: conversations inviting change -- Practice inquiry: uncertainty learning in primary care practice -- Using practice inquiry to engage uncertainty in residency education -- "We're all in the same boat:" potentials and tensions when learning through sharing uncertainty in peer supervision groups -- Case-based learning in Swedish primary health care: strengths and challenges.
  • Digital
    Adrienne Youdim.
    Springer2015
    1. The disease of obesity -- 2. The health burden of obesity -- 3. Psychosocial morbidity and the effect of weight loss -- 4. Dietary and lifestyle strategies for weight loss -- 5. Physical activity and writing an exercise prescription -- 6. The doctor's tool kit: pharmacolotherapy for the patient with obesity -- 7. Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: procedure and outcomes --- 8. Sleeve gastrectomy: procedure and outcomes -- 9. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: procedure and outcomes -- 10. Perioperative care of the surgical patient -- 11. Surgical complications of weight loss surgery -- Index.
  • Digital
    editors, Rodger Kessler, Dale Stafford.
    Springer2008
  • Digital
    editors, Richard P. Usatine, Mindy A. Smith, Heidi Chumley, E.J. Mayeaux, Jr., James Tysinger.
    AccessMedicine2009
    Part 1. Learning with images and digital photography -- Part 2. The essence of family medicine -- Part 3. Physical and sexual abuse -- Part 4. Ophthamology -- Part 5. Ear, nose, and throat -- Part 6. Oral health -- Part 7. The heart and circulation -- Part 8. The lungs -- Part 9. The gut -- Part 10. The urinary tract -- Part 11. Women's health -- Part 12. Musculoskeletal problems -- Part 13. Dermatology -- Part 14. Podiatry -- Part 15. Infectious diseases -- Part 16. Endocrine -- Part 17. Neurology -- Part 18. Substance abuse -- Appendixes.
  • Digital
    editors, Richard P. Usatine, Mindy A. Smith, Heidi S. Chumley, E.J. Mayeaux Jr.
    AccessMedicine2013
    Learning with images and digital photography -- The essence of family medicine -- Physicial and sexual abuse -- Ophthalmology -- Ear, nose, and throat -- Oral health -- The heart and circulation -- The lungs -- Gastrointestinal -- Genitourinary -- Women's health -- Musculoskeletal problems -- Dermatology -- Podiatry -- Infectious diseases -- Endocrine -- Neurology -- Substance abuse -- Interpreting evidence-based medicine -- Guide for the use of topical and intralesional corticosteroids -- Dermoscopy.
  • Digital
    James M. Daniels, M. Rebecca Hoffman, editors.
    Springer2010
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    James M. Daniels, editor.
    Springer2015
    1.Introduction -- 2.The Cervical Spine -- 3.The Shoulder -- 4.The Elbow -- 5.The Hand and Wrist -- 6.The Fingers -- 7.The Lumbosacral Spine -- 8.The Hip -- 9.The Knee -- 10.The Ankle -- 11.The Foot -- 12.Common Pediatric Musculoskeletal Problems -- 13.The Acutely Painful, Swollen Joint -- 14.Musculoskeletal Radiology -- 15.Splinting and Soft Tissue Issues -- 16.Pre-Participation Evaluation -- Appendix -- Index.
  • Digital
    Rohit Shenoi. Faria Pereira, Joyce Li, Angelo P. Giardino.
    Springer2013
    This book describes key knowledge concepts, skills and up-to-date algorithms pertaining to common emergencies that can take place in a pediatric office, including: seizures, anaphylaxis and shock, and diabetic ketoacidosis. The authors supported by peer review from top specialists in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine offer the first comprehensive educational resource on pediatric office emergency preparedness devoted exclusively to the practicing primary care health care provider and his/her team. During emergencies, providers and their staff are called on to.
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    edited by Peter P. Toth, Christopher P. Cannon ; foreword by Peter Libby.
    Springer2010
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    Suzanne Rose, editor.
    Springer2014
    Constipation: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment serves as an unmet resource for physicians and other health care providers, including trainees and students, who see patients with constipation. The text reviews pathophysiologic mechanisms and details evaluation and management strategies. The volume also enables the reader to identify epidemiologic factors and quality of life parameters for patients with constipation, discuss differences in pathophysiologic mechanisms for different etiologies of constipation, recognize primary causes of constipation, and assess special considerations related to the symptom of constipation including presentations in the elderly, in pregnant women, in patients with systemic diseases, and patients with a history of abuse. Written by thought leaders and recognized experts in gastrointestinal motility and medical education, Constipation: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment is of great value and utility for gastroenterologists, primary care physicians, gynecologists, nurse practitioners, physician's assistants, as well as fellows and residents.
  • Digital
    [editors], Jeannette E. South-Paul, Samuel C. Matheny, Evelyn L. Lewis.
    AccessMedicine2011
    Section I. Infancy & childhood -- Section II. Adolescence -- Section III. Adults -- Section IV. Geriatrics -- Section V. Therapeutics, genetics, & prevention -- Section VI. Psychosocial disorders -- Section VII. Physician-patient issues.
  • Digital
    Jeannette E. South-Paul, Samuel C. Matheny, Evelyn L. Lewis.
    AccessMedicine2015
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    AccessMedicine2018 ed.
    AccessMedicine2017 ed.
  • Digital
    Richard P. Usatine [and others].
    ClinicalKey2012
    Drs. Richard Usatine, John Pfenninger, Daniel Stulberg, and Rebecca Small, provides you with the clear, step-by-step guidance you need to provide these options to your patients. Full-color photographs and drawings in combination with high-definition narrated videos clearly demonstrate key procedures, including skin biopsies, cryosurgery, electrosurgery, botulinum toxin injections, and more. Incorporate key dermatologic and cosmetic procedures into your practice with coverage of using dermoscopy to more accurately detect skin cancer, the latest information on lasers, botulinum toxin injections and dermal fillers, the diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant lesions, and more. Master dermatologic and cosmetic procedures thanks to more than 40 narrated, high-definition videos on DVD, demonstrating skin biopsies, cryosurgery, electrosurgery, and excision of skin cancers, cysts, and lipomas. See how to perform each procedure clearly from detailed, full-color photographs and drawings and step-by-step instructions. Maximize the value of providing dermatologic and cosmetic procedures with guidance on combination treatments as well as coding and billing details. Enhance your practice with step-by-step guidance to perform virtually any skin procedure in the office setting.
  • Digital
    Jeff Unger ; edited by Zac Schwartz.
    Ovid2013
    Introduction to diabetes -- Prediabetes -- Lifestyle interventions for patients with diabetes -- Polycystic ovary syndrome -- Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of microvascular complications: Part 1, diabetic neuropathy -- Prevention, diagnosis and treatment of microvascular complications: Part 2, diabetic nephropathy and diabetic retinopathy -- Exploring the association between diabetes and cardiovascular disease -- Associated disorders of interest to primary care -- Co-managing mental illness in patients with diabetes -- Diagnosis and management of T2DM -- Type 1 diabetes mellitus in adults -- Insulin initiation and intensification for patients with type 2 diabetes -- Insulin pumping and use of continuous glucose sensors in primary care -- Addressing cultural competency in diabetes care.
  • Digital
    R. Douglas Collins.
    Ovid2018
    Taking a history of the patient with neck pain -- Examination of the patient with neck pain -- Diagnosis of the patient with neck pain -- Conservative management with the patient with neck pain -- Illustrated cases of neck pain -- Taking a history of the patient with thoracic pain -- Examination of the patient with thoracic pain -- Diagnosis of the patient with thoracic pain -- Conservative management of the patient with thoracic pain -- Illustrated cases of thoracic pain -- Taking a history of the patient with low back pain -- Examination of the patient with low back pain -- Diagnosis of the patient with low back pain -- Conservative management of the patient with low back pain -- Illustrated cases of low back pain.
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    Robert B. Taylor.
    Springer2013
    Which disease should you consider when a young adult has localized bone pain that is dramatically relieved by aspirin? What is sometimes the only physical manifestation of bulimia nervosa? These so-called "old fashioned" historical clues and physical signs are not only part of our medical heritage; their deployment can often spell the difference between prompt clinical diagnosis versus a costly investigative odyssey. Often overlooked with today's emphasis on laboratory testing, a diagnostic pearl such as knowing that a diabetic patient with peripheral neuropathy may actually have metformin-induced vitamin B12 deficiency can be a shortcut to disease recognition.Diagnostic Principles and Applications presents selected literature-based facts and diagnostic insights to help clinicians provide better-informed clinical assessments, avoid medical misadventures, and prepare for their board examinations. The chapters cover:Classic diagnostic pearlsRed flag symptoms and signs of serious illnessBellwether disease indications allowing an occasional early, preemptive diagnosisCounterintuitive clinical manifestations of diseaseCurious clues to specific diagnosesRobert B. Taylor, MD is the author and editor of more than two dozen medical books, including three on the topic of clinical diagnosis, and several hundred published articles. He is a veteran of both rural private practice and chairmanship of a medical school clinical department.
  • Digital
    R. Douglas Collins.
    Ovid2018
    "Advance your differential diagnostic skills! For more than three decades, Differential Diagnosis and Treatment in Primary Care has helped primary care practitioners to systematically approach the differential diagnosis of the symptoms and signs they see in practice. Organized into categories such as pain, mass, bloody discharge, non-bloody discharge, functional changes, and abnormal laboratory results, this bestselling clinical reference helps you apply your basic science knowledge to consider all the possible causes of each symptom, and then take the appropriate steps to determine which one is most likely. Apply the latest knowledge due to comprehensive updates throughout the text, including new signs and symptoms, new and expanded case histories, updated diagnostic tests, and more. Interact with patients more effectively with a new section on bedside manner, and get therapeutic guidance from a new section on the treatment of common diseases. Know what to look for thanks to abundant anatomical drawings that highlight relevant features in each body area. Develop your diagnostic skills with cases and clinical questions for each sign or symptom, as well as the framework for thinking through those questions to arrive at the appropriate diagnosis. Select the appropriate diagnostic procedures and laboratory tests to include in the workup. Recognize when to refer a patient to a specialist with a special section on this topic. Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience: The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time -- providing a seamless reading experience online or offline. Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks Multiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click. See the inside front cover to find out how to access your eBook"--Provided by publisher.
  • Digital/Print
    R. Douglas Collins.
    Digital : Ovid2008
    Print2008
  • Digital
    [edited by] R. Douglas Collins.
    Ovid2012
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    Robert H. Seller, Andrew B. Symons.
    ClinicalKey2012
    This 6th Edition, by Drs. Robert H. Seller and Andrew B. Symons, helps you quickly and efficiently diagnose the 36 most common symptoms reported by patients. Organized alphabetically by presenting symptom, each chapter mirrors the problem-solving process most physicians use to make a diagnosis. It's a practical, clinically oriented approach that can help you master the differential diagnosis of common symptoms and diagnose almost all the problems typically seen in your practice. Find the guidance you need quickly through an alphabetical organization by presenting symptom and a concise, consistent, user-friendly approach that mirrors the diagnostic decision-making process. Get a fresh perspective from new co-author, Dr. Andrew B. Symons, who brings a strong background in education as Vice Chair of Medical Student Education at SUNY Buffalo.
  • Digital
    Robert H. Seller, Andrew B. Symons.
    ClinicalKey2018
    Abdominal pain in adults -- Abdominal pain in children -- Backache -- Belching, bloating, and flatulence -- Breast lumps -- Chest pain -- Colds, flu, and stuffy nose -- Constipation -- Cough -- Diarrhea -- Dizziness/Lightheadedness and Vertigo -- Earache -- Facial Pain -- Fatigue -- Fever -- Forgetfulness -- Headache -- Heartburn, indigestion, and dyspepsia -- Insomina -- Menstrual irregularities -- Menstrual pain -- Nausea and/or vomiting without Abdominal pain -- Pain in the foot -- Pain in the lower extremity in adults -- Pain in the lower extremity and limping in children -- Pain in the upper extremity -- Palpitations -- Shortness of breath -- Skin problems -- Sore throat -- Swelling of the legs -- Urethral discharge and dysuria -- Vaginal discharge and itching -- Vision problems and other common eye problems -- Voiding disorders and incontinence -- Weight gain and weight loss
  • Digital
    Abdul Qayyum Rana, Peter Hedera.
    Springer2014
    This practical, pocket-sized, quick reference book is for those who need to manage movement disorder patients without the immediate help of a movement disorder neurologist. Only the most pertinent information is covered. This book is divided into five chapters covering the common phenomenology of movement disorders and includes tremor, dystonia, chorea, myoclonus, and tics. The etiology, pathophysiology, symptoms and treatments of these conditions are briefly reviewed, with the emphasis on the most common practical challenges encountered with these patients. Differential Diagnosis of Movement Disorders in Clinical Practice is aimed at postgraduates training in neurology, emergency care physicians, internists and primary care providers. Medical students will also find this book particularly helpful during their neurology rotations.
  • Digital
    John Frank, Ruth Jepson, Andrew James Williams.
    Oxford Medicine Online2016
    Provides a set of appraisal tools to guide those considering a preventive action to make sure that it is effective (does more good than harm), efficient (is a competitive use of scarce resources), and equitable in its impact across society.
  • Digital
    C.C. Chang, G.A. Incaudo, M.E. Gershwin, editors.
    Springer2014
    Diseases of the Sinuses: A Comprehensive Textbook of Diagnosis and Treatment, 2nd Edition, offers the definitive source of information about the basic science of the sinuses and the clinical approach to sinusitis. Since the widely praised publication of the first edition, understanding of sinus disease has changed dramatically, mainly as a result of recent developments and new discoveries in the field of immunology. This updated and expanded edition is divided into sections addressing, separately, the pathogenesis, clinical presentation, medical and surgical management of acute and chronic rhinosinusitis. Special entities such as autoimmune-related sinusitis, allergy and sinusitis, and aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease are discussed in separate chapters. The role of immunodeficiency is also addressed. The management section has been fully updated to incorporate new medical modalities and surgical procedures. Developed by a distinguished group of international experts who share their expertise and insights from years of collective experience in treating sinus diseases, the book will appeal to anyone who has an interest in sinus disease, including both physicians and allied health professionals. Internists, pediatricians, allergists, otolaryngologists and infectious disease specialists will find the book to be an invaluable, comprehensive reference. Physician assistants and nurse practitioners who work with specialists who treat sinus disease will also benefit from the book.
  • Digital
    Edoardo Cervoni, Kim Leech.
    Springer2017
    This volume serves as a practical guide for the primary care provider to better understand the clinical history, clinical examination, and accurate management of ENT disease. Additionally, the text aims to help general physicians and nurse practitioners to reduce the number of specialist referrals for patients requiring ENT care. Topics cover the most common ENT symptoms that can expect to be managed in a primary care setting, ENT diagnostic instrumentation for surgery, and how to determine when a patient can be managed in a general practice or referred to secondary care. Other topics cover the history of ENT, common red flags, rhinology, and laryngology. ENT in Primary Care: A Concise Guide will be a useful resource for medical students, general physicians in training, board certified physicians, and nurse practitioners treating ENT patients.
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    edited by E.J. Mayeaux Jr., MD, DABFP, FAAFP, Professor and Chairman, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Carolina School fo Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina, Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shrevport, Louisiana.
    Ovid2015
    Section I Anesthesia -- Section II Urgent and emergency care -- Section III Cardiovascular and respiratory -- Section IV Basic dermatology -- Section V Aesthetic procedures -- Section VI Closure techniques -- Section VII Skin surgery -- Section VIII Nail procedures -- Section IX Gynecology and urology -- Section X Gastroenterology -- Section XI Eye, ear, nose, and throat procedures -- Section XII Musculoskeletal procedures -- Section XIII Pediatrics -- Section XIV Appendices
  • Digital
    edited by Neil S. Skolnik ; associate editor, Ross H. Albert.
    Springer2008
    Part I. Upper Respiratory Tract Infections -- 1. Clinical guidelines: community acquired pneumonia / John Russell -- 2. Pharyngitis / Adrian Wilson -- 3. Treatment and management of acute otitis media / Ross H. Albert and Neil S. Skolnik -- 4. Management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations and acute bronchitis / Michael Gagnon -- 5. Latent tuberculosis infection: testing and treatment / Pamela Ann Fenstemacher -- 6. Sinusitis / Megan Werner and Mathew Clark -- Part II. Gastrointestinal Infections -- 7. Gastroenteritis / Andrew Deroo and Matthew Mintz -- 8. Hepatitis / Michele Lamoreux -- III. Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- 9. Sexually transmitted diseases / Neil Skolnik -- 10. Human immunodeficiency virus / Rosemary Harris -- IV. Skin, Bone, and Joint Infection -- 11. Cellulitis and skin infections associated with bites / Steven Zinn and Judith O'Donnell -- 12. Diabetic foot infections / Thomas C. McGinley Jr. -- 13, Osteomyelitis / Kelly Gannon and Todd Braun -- 14. Septic arthritis and infectious bursitis / Gene Hong and Nirandra Mahamitra -- 15. Lyme disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment / Ross Albert and Neil Skolnik -- V. Other Infectious Disease Topics -- 16. Infective endocarditis / Tina Degnan and Neil Skolnik -- 17. Meningitis / Anne T. Wiedemann -- 18. Urinary tract infections / Jennifer Neria and Matthew Mintz -- 19. Adult immunizations / John Russell and Ross Albert -- 20. Clinical ethics and infectious disease in family medicine / Janet Fleetwood.
  • Digital
    Yee Guan Yap, A John Camm.
    Springer2014
    Atrial fibrillation (AF) affects an estimated 1?2% of the population and is the most common cause of sustained cardiac arrhythmia. Critically, the number of patients developing AF is expected to double in the next five decades, leading to increased incidence of stroke, heart failure and other serious thromboembolic events. Essentials of Atrial Fibrillation is a timely investigation of current pharmaceutical trends, clinical guidelines, novel treatments, and ongoing pipeline developments, including ground-breaking advances in the use of novel oral anticoagulants.
  • Digital
    Wei-Nchih Lee.
    Entrusted with providing high quality and cost-effective care across the continuum of primary care to quaternary care medicine, health care institutions are turning to electronic medical records to keep pace with the information demands of medicine. The new patient care data collected within electronic medical records provides the computational foundation to build the rapid learning health care system, in which the delivery of health care within an entire institution improves dynamically by transforming the data into knowledge about which clinical practices are most effective. A crucial component to the rapid learning health care system is an understanding of clinical practice variations in medicine. Individual variations in care reflect decision choices of the treating clinician(s). Taken across an entire population, practice variations offer valuable insight on the behaviors and beliefs of an institution. Devising strategies and policies to improve the quality and efficiency of health care would not be possible without the knowledge that studying practice variations provide. Yet, existing methods for measuring clinical practice variations are not designed to handle temporal complexity. They focus on a small set of practices, of limited duration, and with limited scope. With the data that electronic medical records can provide, we have an opportunity to evaluate temporal complexity in medicine by studying patterns of care and entire treatment histories for a population of patients. In this thesis, I present a method, the T3S, for measuring the temporal sequence similarity between two patterns of care. The T3S advances research in temporal data mining by providing methodology that allows for the measurement of complex temporal features in clinical care. Specifically, the T3S measures the similarity of patterns in terms of the temporal ordering, duration, and overlap of its constituent treatments. I implement the T3S in three novel tools that allow population-level clinical practice variations to be studied from electronic medical records. To begin with, I use the T3S with expert derived domain knowledge to match medication treatment data from the medical record to chemotherapy plans so that patterns of care can be abstracted from granular medical data. This automated method for medical record abstraction of treatment information is a crucial first step before clinical data can be analyzed. Next, I use the T3S to find similar patterns of care from an electronic medical record to recommendations from a clinical practice guideline. The evaluation of individual patterns of care against evidence-based guidelines is an important task of health services related outcomes research. Finally, I incorporate the T3S into a new method for discovering patterns of care from a population of treatment histories. I show how this method can be used to summarize the clinical practice patterns within a population cohort and even discover anomalous practice patterns that may be of interest to clinicians and health services researchers. I evaluate each of these methods for its ability to provide clinically meaningful results from the available treatment data. Taken together, the T3S and the methods in which it is implemented offer a novel framework from which temporal complexities in the practice of medicine can be meaningfully explored. Finding and discovering similar patterns of care offers substantial potential in quality of care, outcomes, and comparative effectiveness research. As medicine marches to the digital age of data, measuring temporal similarity will assume a critical role in the development of new informatics methods to address the challenges of population science.
  • Digital
    by Katherine L. Kahn, Justin W. Timbie, Mark W. Friedberg, Peter Mendel, Liisa Hiatt, Emily K. Chen, Amii Kress, Christine Buttorff, Tara Lavelle, Beverly A. Weidmer, Harold D. Green, Mallika Kommareddi, Rosalie Malsberger, Aaron Kofner, Afshin Rastegar, Claude Messan Setodji.
    RAND conducted an independent evaluation of the Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Advanced Primary Care Practice (APCP) Demonstration for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS). The evaluation studied the processes and challenges involved in transforming FQHCs into patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs) and assessed the effects of the FQHC APCP Demonstration model on access, quality, and cost of care provided to Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries served by FQHCs. The evaluation sought to answer three key policy questions: How does the demonstration affect practice structure and medical home recognition? Do demonstration sites deliver better beneficiary processes and outcomes than comparison sites? How does medical home recognition affect beneficiary processes and outcomes? RAND used a mixed-methods approach to address these questions. This report presents the final results of RAND's analyses"--Publisher's description.
  • Digital
    edited by Gail M. Sullivan, Alice K. Pomidor.
    Springer2015
  • Digital
    Corey H. Evans, Russell D. White, editors.
    Springer2009
  • Digital
    Beverley Chalmers.
    Cambridge2017
    Since childbirth became a medicalized - and usually hospitalized - event a century ago, women's and families' psychosocial needs have been relegated to a somewhat peripheral role within the clinically focussed hierarchy of medical care. This text reinstates psychosocial issues as a primary focus of care, together with clinical excellence. Family-centred care is a familiar phrase in today's maternity services, with professional guidelines and hospital policies including the term in their care protocols; however, few definitions, and no specific standards, for family-centred care exist. While all caregivers and care services are likely to define their care as sensitive to women's needs, and family-centred, the actual implementation of a family-centred approach - despite it being a current fashion in care - is still inadequate. This book clearly defines family-centred perinatal care, and outlines how truly family-centred care can, and should, be implemented, and how, and where, this has been done.
  • Print
    David R. Rudy.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • Print
    Doug Knutson.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Preventive medicine -- Doctor-patient issues -- Acute complaints -- Chronic conditions.
  • Digital
    Paul M. Paulman, Robert B. Taylor, editors-in-chief ; Audrey A. Paulman, Laeth S. Nasir, assoiciate editors.
    Springer2016
  • Digital
    Frank J. Domino.
    Ovid2017
    Pediatrics -- Internal medicine -- Obstetrics and gynecology -- Psychiatry -- Surgery/emergency care -- Geriatrics -- General facts.
  • Digital/Print
    Ferri, Fred F.
    Digital : ClinicalKeyLatest edition only
  • Digital
    Fred F. Ferri.
    ClinicalKey2011
    Here's a portable, concise guide to differential diagnosis for over 900 signs, symptoms and clinical disorders. Differential diagnoses are listed both by presenting sign or symptom and by clinical disorder, so you can confirm your diagnosis accurately, completely, and quickly. This is a versatile, easy-to-use reference you'll consult every day.
  • Digital
    M. Patrice Eiff, Robert Hatch ; Mariam K. Higgins, medical illustrator.
    ClinicalKey2018
    Fracture management by primary care providers -- General principles of fracture care -- Finger fractures / co-author, Ryan C. Petering -- Metacarpal fractures / co-author, Charles W. Webb -- Carpal fractures / co-author, Ryan C. Petering -- Radius and ulna fractures / co-author, Adam Prawer -- Elbow fractures -- Humerus fractures -- Clavicle and scapula fractures -- Spine fractures -- Femur and pelvis fractures -- Patellar, tibial, and fibular fractures -- Ankle fractures -- Calcaneus and other tarsal fractures -- Metatarsal fractures / co-author, Michael Seth Smith -- Toe fractures -- Facial and skull fractures / co-author, John Malaty -- Rib fractures.
  • Digital
    Larry E. Davis, Sarah Pirio Richardson.
    Springer2015
    Approach to the patient with neurologic problem: key steps in neurological diagnosis and treatment -- Neurologic examination -- Common neurologic tests -- Disorders of muscle -- Disorders of the neuromuscular junction -- Disorders of peripheral nerves -- Disorders of the spinal cord and vertebral bodies -- Disorders of the brainstem and cerebellum -- Disorders of the cerebrovascular system -- Disorders of myelin -- Disorders of higher cortical function -- Disorders of the extrapyramidal system -- Infections of the Nervous System -- Brain tumors -- Seizures and status epilepticus -- Cardiac arrest, coma and cerebral death -- Disorders of the developing nervous system -- Traumatic brain injury and subdural hematoma -- Neurologic complications of alcohol and B12 deficiency -- Disorders of pain and headache -- Disorders of the vestibular system -- Sleep.
  • Digital/Print
    World Health Organization.
    Digital : WHO2010
    Print2010
  • Digital
    Michael L. Malone, Elizabeth A. Capezuti, Robert M. Palmer, editors.
    Springer2015
    Section One: Hospital-based models of care:1. Acute Care for Elders -- 2. Hospital Elder Life Program -- 3. The ACE Consult program -- 4.The Advanced Dementia Consult program -- 5. Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Tracker and "e-Geriatrician" telemedicine program -- 6. The NICHE program to prepare the workforce to address the needs of older patients -- Section Two: Models to address the needs of seniors in transition from hospital to home: 7. Care Transitions Intervention.-8. The Mary Naylor Advanced Practice Nurse model -- 9. Project BOOST -- Section Three: Outpatient-based models of care: 10. The GRACE model. 11. The Guided Care model -- 12. The Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management program -- 13. Patient Centered Medical Home -- 14. Hospital at Home model -- 15. The Physician Home Visit program.-16. Geriatrics Evaluation and Management (GEM) program -- Section Four: Emergency Department models of care: 17. Geriatrics Emergency Department -- the GEDI WISE program -- Section Five: Models which address the needs of vulnerable populations: 18. The Evercare program to care for vulnerable elders in skilled nursing facilities -- 19. The UCLA Dementia coordinator program -- 20. The Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute memory assessment program. 21. Memory Care Connections and LEEPS program for early memory assessment -- Section Six: Community related- models of care: 22. Stepping On-falls prevention program -- 23. Program of All-Inclusive Care of Elders (PACE model) -- 24. Wisconsin Family Care social model to support seniors in their homes.
  • Digital
    Mirto Foletto, Raul J. Rosenthal, editors ; foreword by Nicola Scopinaro.
    Springer2014
    The increasing prevalence of morbid obesity has led the World Health Organization to coin the descriptive term "globesity" to reflect the worldwide nature of the problem. Providing health care to these patients, especially when surgery is required, can be extremely challenging owing to the specific needs in respect of logistics, facilities, and professional expertise. Appropriate care has too often been unachievable and unaffordable outside of established bariatric centers, but such centers themselves usually have insufficient capacity and resources to cope with growing demand. This book aims to provide guidance and helpful tips and tricks on how to deal with obese patients within a general surgery setting. Epidemiology, organizational and logistical aspects, nursing issues, patient assessment, anesthesiology, and surgical practicalities are expertly covered in the opening chapters. Techniques of relevance to the general surgeon are described according to anatomic region, covering the head and neck; cardiothoracic and vascular system; upper and lower GI tract; pancreas, liver and adrenal glands; urinary tract and kidneys; the reproductive system; and the abdominal wall. Results achieved by bariatric surgery worldwide are reviewed, and the book closes with a chapter devoted to plastic and reconstructive surgery. The Globesity Challenge to General Surgery highlights a need for global rethinking on public health as regards resource allocation and patterns and standards of care, improving outcomes through greater affordability.
  • Digital
    Larry B. Silver, Dana L. Silver.
    ProQuest Ebook Central2011
    Learning and related disabilities -- Related disorders -- Clinical interventions : the public school system -- Clinical interventions : the related psychiatric disorders -- Resources.
  • Digital
    [edited by] A. John Popp ; associate editor, Eric M. Deshaies.
    Thieme MedOne Education2008
  • Digital
    [edited by] Richard J. Ham, Philip D. Sloane, Gregg A. Warshaw, Jane F. Potter, Ellen Flaherty.
    ClinicalKey2014
    Employing a unique case-based approach, Ham's Primary Care Geriatrics continues to be your comprehensive source of clinical solutions for this challenging population. This gerontology medical reference book features an interdisciplinary perspective that empowers you with team-oriented knowledge on the best diagnosis, treatment, and management strategies available to address the complex needs of older adults. Effectively treat your geriatric patients, and provide helpful guidance to their families, through engaging geriatric case studies that illustrate the principles and key clinical information you need. Form a definitive diagnosis and create the best treatment plans possible using the evidence-based medicine guidelines throughout. Find the information you need quickly and efficiently with a 2-color layout and consistent format, and test your knowledge with USMLE-style questions in every chapter.
  • Digital
    Ricardo H Alvarez, Javier Cortes, Leticia De Mattos-Arruda, Mary Falzon, Angelica Fasolo, Michael Gandy, Luca Gianni, Nadia Harbeck, Martine Piccart, Stefania Zambelli, Dimitrios Zardavas.
    Springer2014
  • Digital
    Elana Sydney, Eleanor Weinstein, Lisa M. Rucker, editors.
    Springer2018
    This handbook provides a quick, portable, algorithm-based guide to diagnosis and management of common problems seen in adult patients. Written by experienced primary care practitioners, the book emphasizes efficient decision making necessary in the fast-paced realm of the medical office. It covers general considerations such as the physical examination, care of special populations, and pain management and palliative care. It also focuses on common symptoms and disorders by system, including endocrine, respiratory, cardiac, orthopedic, neurologic, genitourinary, and gynecologic. For each disorder, symptoms, red flags, algorithms for differential diagnosis, related symptoms and findings, laboratory workup, treatment guidelines, and clinical pearls are discussed. Handbook of Outpatient Medicine is a valuable resource for primary care physicians, residents, and medical students.
  • Digital
    Monique Frize.
    Atypon2013
    The first chapter describes the health care delivery systems in Canada and in the U.S. This is followed by examples of various approaches used to measure physiological variables in humans, either for the purpose of diagnosis or monitoring potential disease conditions; a brief description of sensor technologies is included. The function and role of the clinical engineer in managing medical technologies in industrialized and in developing countries are presented. This is followed by a chapter on patient safety (mainly electrical safety and electromagnetic interference); it includes a section on how to minimize liability and how develop a quality assurance program for technology management. The next chapter discusses applications of telemedicine, including technical, social, and ethical issues. The last chapter presents a discussion on the impact of technology on health care and the technology assessment process.
  • Digital
    Monique Frize.
    Atypon2013
    Chapter 7 presents some statistics on the occurrence of medical errors and adverse events, and includes some technological solutions. A chapter on electronic medical records follows. The knowledge management process divided into four steps is described; this includes a discussion on data acquisition, storage, and retrieval. The next two chapters discuss the other three steps of the knowledge management process (knowledge discovery, knowledge translation, knowledge integration and sharing). The last chapter briefly discusses usability studies and clinical trials. The two parts consolidate material that supports courses on technology development and management issues in health care institutions. It can be useful for anyone involved in design, development, or research, whether in industry, hospitals, or government.
  • Digital
    James S. Powers, editor.
    Springer2015
    Healthcare Changes and the Affordable Care Act: A Physician Call to Action provides guidance, examples, and information on processes and timelines for physicians based on the implementation of The Affordable Care Act (ACA) that was established in 2010. This volume focuses on how geriatricians and other healthcare professionals can be engaged in responding to the roll-out of the ACA in their communities, and through this engagement assume leadership roles in local hospitals, healthcare organizations, and medical societies to advance quality improvement and new models of care for older adults. In-depth chapters provide an update on quality improvement efforts at the state level as well as changes in Medicaid financing and the significant impact this will have for older adults, particularly dual-eligibles. Many elements of the ACA are yet to be rolled out and many healthcare decisions are yet to be made. Healthcare Changes and the Affordable Care Act: A Physician Call to Action will guide healthcare decision makers and help them to play a leadership role in advancing quality care for older adults in our changing healthcare environment.
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    Peter H. Seidenberg, Jimmy D. Bowen, David J. King, editors.
    Springer2017
    Now in a revised and updated second edition, this practical guide remains an invaluable resource for improving the management of hip and pelvis injuries and presents a spectrum of treatment options for children, adolescents, adults and special populations. Opening with valuable clinical pearls for each topic, differential diagnosis is emphasized throughout the chapters, and evidence-based guidelines and sport-specific considerations aid the reader with injury evaluation and care. From fundamentals--including epidemiology, history and physical examination, imaging and gait assessment--to functional therapeutic interventions, injection techniques, taping and bracing, and both surgical and non-surgical interventions, The Hip and Pelvis in Sports Medicine and Primary Care, Second Edition is ideal for sports medicine physicians, primary care physicians, physical therapists and athletic trainers alike.
  • Digital
    edited by Michael Glynn, William M. Drake.
    ClinicalKey2012
    Doctor and patient : general principles of history taking / Michael Glynn -- General patient examination and differential diagnosis / William Drake -- Ethical considerations / William Drake -- Women / Alan Naftalin -- Children and adolescents / Anna Riddell -- Older people / Adam Feather -- Psychiatric assessment / Ruth E. Taylor -- Patients presenting as emergencies / Robert Ghosh -- Patients in pain / Jayne Gallagher and Serge Nikolic -- Respiratory system / F. Runa Ali and John Moore-Gillon -- Cardiovascular system / Adam D. Timmis and Andrew Archbold -- Gastrointestinal system / Michael Glynn -- Locomotor system / David P. D'Cruz -- Nervous system / Rodney W.H. Walker -- Skin, nails and hair / Rino Cerio -- Endocrine disorders / William Drake and John Monson -- Diabetic and other metabolic disorders / Tahseen A. Chowdhury -- Kidneys and urinary tract / Raj Thuraisingham -- Eyes / Andrew Coombes -- Ear, nose, and throat / Michael J. Wareing -- Sexually transmitted infections / Beng T. Goh.
  • Digital
    edited by Michael Glynn, William M. Drake.
    ClinicalKey2018
    Doctor and patient: General principles of history taking -- General patient examination and differential diagnosis -- The next steps: Differential diagnosis and initial management -- Ethical considerations -- Women -- Children and adolescents -- Older people -- Psychiatric assessment -- Patients presenting as emergencies -- Patients with a fever -- Patients in pain -- Respiratory system -- Cardiovascular system -- Gastrointestinal system -- Locomotor system -- Nervous system -- Urogenital system -- Endocrine and metabolic disorders -- Skin, nails and hair -- Eyes -- Ear, nose and throat.
  • Digital
    Matthew J. Sorrentino, editor ; foreword by Neil S. Skolnik.
    Springer2011
    Cardiovascular Risk Assessment -- The Metabolic Syndrome -- The Role of Imaging in Cardiovascular Risk Assessment -- Inherited Lipoprotein Disorders -- Advanced Lipid Testing -- Therapeutic Lifestyle Change for the Prevention and Treatment of Hyperlipidemia and Coronary Artery Disease -- Drug Therapy for Dyslipidemia -- Hypertriglyceridemia -- Isolated Low HDL -- Lipoprotein(a) -- HIV with Dyslipidemia -- Treatment of Dyslipidemia in Patients with Renal Insufficiency and End-Stage Renal Disease.
  • Digital
    Brian V. Reamy, editor ; foreword by Charles E. Henley.
    Springer2008
  • Digital
    Jonathan Hunter, Robert Maunder, editors.
    Springer2016
    Introduction -- Background: Fundamentals of Attachment Theory -- Advanced Attachment Concepts -- Specific populations: Family Practice/Somatization -- Diabetes -- Chronic Pain -- Nephrology/dialysis -- Hepatitis/obesity -- Cancer/ Palliative care -- The Disorganized attachment patient -- The interventions: Consultation and Liaison (C&L) -- Collaborative Care -- Psychotherapy -- Mentalizing -- The Future: What about the practitioner's attachment system -- Health care process/systems -- The Attachment approach to Medical Education -- The Attachment Lens on Psychosomatics -- Summary.
  • Digital
    Mary R. Talen, Aimee Burke Valeras, editors.
    Springer2013
    Part I: Essentials of Integrated Behavioral Health Care -- Introduction and Overview of Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care -- Integrated Behavioral Health and Primary Care: A Common Language -- Integrated Behavioral Health and the Patient-Centered Medical Home -- Advancing Integrated Behavioral Health and Primary Care: The Critical Importance of Behavioral Health in Health Care Policy -- Part II: Review of Integrated Systems of Care Initiatives -- The State of the Evidence for Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care -- Community-Based Participatory Research: Advancing Integrated Behavioral Health Care Through Novel Partnerships -- Integrated Behavioral Health in Public Health Care Contexts: Community Health and Mental Health Safety Net Systems -- The Financial History and Near Future of Integrated Behavioral Health Care -- Department of Defense Integrated Behavioral Health in the Patient-Centered Medical Home -- Part III: Review of Collaborative Behavioral Health Clinical Services -- Collaborative Partnerships Within Integrated Behavioral Health and Primary Care -- Identifi cation of Behavioral Health Needs in Integrated Behavioral and Primary Care Settings -- Screening Measures in Integrated Behavioral Health and Primary Care Settings -- Implementing Clinical Interventions in Integrated Behavioral Health Settings: Best Practices and Essential Elements -- Working with Complexity in Integrated Behavioral Health Settings -- Part IV: Connecting Concepts, Research and Practice -- Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care: Summarizing the Lay of the Land, Marking the Best Practices, Identifying Barriers, and Mapping New Territory.
  • Digital
    Anna Ratzliff, Jürgen Unützer, Wayne Katon, Kari A. Stephens, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA.
    Wiley2016
    Working as a team to provide collaborative care / Anna Ratzliff, Joseph Cerimele, Wayne Katon, and Jürgen Unützer -- Major depression / Amy Bauer and Patricia Areán -- Bipolar disorder / Joseph Cerimele, Lydia Chwastiak, Evette Ludman -- Anxiety and trauma disorders / David Harrison, Kari Stephens, Anna Ratzliff, Jennifer Sexton -- Psychotic disorders / Carolyn Brenner -- Substance use disorders : alcohol, stimulants, and opioids / Susan E. Collins, Mark H. Duncan, Andrew J. Saxon, Joseph O. Merrill, and Richard K. Ries -- Chronic pain / Catherine Q. Howe and Kari Stephens -- ADHD / Jennifer Sexton, Ryan Kimmel, William French, David Harrison, Kim Kensington -- Challenging clinical situations / Kyl Dinsio, Anna Ratzliff, Kari Stephens -- Evidence based behavioral interventions for the collaborative care team / Kari A. Stephens and Stacy Shaw Welch -- Evidence based psychopharmacology for the collaborative care team / David A. Harrison and Anna Ratzliff.
  • Digital
    edited by Lori E. Raney, M.D.
    PsychiatryOnline2015
    Evidence base and core principles / Jürgen Unützer, Anna Ratzliff -- Collaborative care team in action / Lori Raney, Gina Lasky, Clare Scott -- Role of the consulting psychiatrist / Lori Raney -- Child and adolescent psychiatry in integrated settings / Barry Sarvet, Robert Hilt -- Risk management liability issues in integrated care / Kristin Lambert, Anton Bland -- Training psychiatrists for integrated care / Anna Ratzliff, Jürgen Unützer, Marcella Pascually -- The case for primary care in public mental health settings / Martha Ward, Benjamin Druss -- Providing primary care in behavioral health settings / John Kern -- Behavioral health homes / Joe Parks -- Management of leading risk factors for cardiovascular disease / Erik Vanderlip, Lydia Chwastiak.
  • Digital/Print
    Digital : WHO2008
    Print2008
    PART 1: Primary care for mental health in context -- Chapter 1. Primary care for mental health within a pyramid of health care -- Chapter 2. Seven good reasons for integrating mental health into primary care -- -- PART 2: Primary care for mental health in practice -- Introduction -- Argentina: Physician-led primary care for mental health in Neuquén province, Patagonia region -- Australia: Integrated mental health care for older people in general practices of inner-city Sydney -- Brazil: Integrated primary care for mental health in the city of Sobral -- Chile: Integrated primary care for mental health in the Macul district of Santiago -- India: Integrated primary care for mental health in the Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala State -- Islamic Republic of Iran: Nationwide integration of mental health into primary care -- Saudi Arabia: Integrated primary care for mental health in the Eastern Province -- South Africa: Integrated primary care services and a partnership for mental health primary care -- Ehlanzeni District, Mpumalanga Province, and Moorreesburg District, Western Cape Province -- Uganda: Integrated primary care for mental health in the Sembabule District -- United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Primary care for mental health for disadvantaged communities in London -- -- Report conclusions -- -- Annex 1: Improving the practice of primary care for mental health
  • Digital
    [edited by] David Rakel.
    ScienceDirect2017
    ClinicalKey2017
  • Digital
    Gerard E. Mullin, Lawrence J. Cheskin, Laura E. Matarese, editors.
    Springer2014
    Integrative Weight Management: A Guide for Clinicians intends to educate physicians and nutritionists about the wide ranges of approaches to weight control from non-traditional sources. The options for weight management in conventional practices are limited to a small number of medications, a confusing array of dietary approaches and surgical procedures with their inherent risks and complications. Unfortunately medical practitioners are not exposed to nutrition and weight control principles during training and thus are reluctant to manage their patients weight control issues. This volume is structured into 4 sections: Introduction to Weight Management Disorders; Morbidity and Mortality of Obesity; Therapy of Obesity; and Integrative Medicine and Obesity. Integrative Weight Management: A Guide for Clinicians represents a powerful collaboration of dozens of leading experts in the fields of nutrition, weight management and integrative medicine who have managed countless numbers of patients and summarized the research from thousands of articles to create an up-to- date state of the art guide for healthcare practitioners, allied health professionals and public health authorities who manage those who are overweight/obese along with the associated metabolic consequences.
  • Digital
    Allen J. Taylor, Editor.
    Springer2015
    The foundation of this handbook lies in the supremacy of careful, clinical observation in medicine. The science and application of auscultation, albeit not without its imperfections, represent a learnable, tangible, personal approach to assessment of the heart and remains crucial in medical practice. Today's medicine tends towards the high tech, discarding simple approaches that can and should steer clinicians towards when to utilize expensive testing, and at the most can, potentially, outperform technology for accurate cardiovascular diagnosis. Within a cost conscious, personalized approach to medicine, the art of clinical examination of the heart could never be more alive, or more important. Technology needs a clinically informed platform upon which to provide benefits to patients with careful clinical observation providing proper identification of patients in need of additional testing and avoiding unnecessary expensive testing. Learning Cardiac Auscultation: From Essentials to Expert Clinical Interpretation provides a clinically-oriented approach to the astute observation of heart sounds and other aspects of the cardiovascular examination. It describes key clinical and auscultation features, and clinical clues to the diagnosis. More importantly, auscultation of the heart should not just end with a simple diagnosis, but an unearthing of nuances of the diagnosis, for example, describing the possible severity or diagnostic implications of the auscultation findings.
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    edited by Graham Douglas, Fiona Nicol, Colin Robertson ; illustrations by Robert Britton, Ethan Danielson.
    ClinicalKey2013
    This textbook sets out clearly and concisely how to evaluate symptoms and elicit relevant physical signs. It describes the practical skills which every clinician must acquire and develop in order to evolve diagnostic procedures and management strategies and plans. Highly Commended in the 2006 and 2010 BMA Medical Book Competitions, this Thirteenth Edition contains over 500 clinical photographs and diagrams to illustrate the text, with new topics added to make the book even more comprehensive. Included on the Student Consult site are the specially-recorded videos demonstrating many of the clinical examination routines described in the main text. New to this edition: A new section explicitly spells out how to demonstrate the techniques learned in the book in an OSCE and other formative and summative examinations. The text has been substantially rewritten with more on medically unexplained symptoms in the History Taking chapter and extended coverage of diabetes mellitus in the Endocrine System chapter.
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    J. Alastair Innes, Anna R Dover, Karen Fairhurst ; illustrations by Robert Britton and Ethan Danielson.
    ClinicalKey2018
    "This classic textbook aims to assist clinicians develop the consultation skills required to elicit a clear history, and the practical skills needed to detect clinical signs of disease. Where possible, the physical basis of clinical signs is explained to aid understanding. Formulation of a differential diagnosis from the information gained is introduced, and the logical initial investigations are included for each system. The first part of the book addresses the general principles of good interaction with patients, from the basics of taking a history and examining, to the use of pattern recognition to identify spot diagnoses. The second part documents the relevant history, examination and investigations for all the major body systems. The third part illustrates the application of these skills to specific clinical situations. The final part covers preparation for assessments of clinical skills and the use of these skills in everyday practice. The book has accompanying videos demonstrating many of the key clinical examination routines as set out in the book. A new editorial team has undertaken a substantial review of the book's contents and with the help of many new authors has radically revised the order and approach of the text. Several new chapters have been created including a chapter on patients with mental disorders; a chapter covering the approach to a deteriorating patient; a chapter on assessment of patients towards the end of life and two new chapters on applying the key clinical skills during assessments and in practice. The structure of the text has been rationalised with careful use of boxes, tables and figures to set out the concepts for maximum clarity."-- Provided by publisher.
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    David R. Fleisher.
    Springer2014
    Management of Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders in Children presents biopsychosocial theory with respect to six groups of functional disorders: disorders of elimination, vomiting disorders, abdominal pain, infant colic, chronic non-specific diarrhea of infants and toddlers, and failure to thrive. It illustrates, through numerous clinical examples, concepts of management developed during 45 years of practice. A satisfactory clinical outcome for pediatric gastrointestinal disorders often depends on the clinician's ability to discern not only the biological factors in illness, but also the unique cognitive and emotional needs that patients bring to the task of healing. This book provides guidelines for integrating the biopsychosocial model, an approach that has been under-emphasized in the literature until now. It includes naturalistic descriptions of functional gastrointestinal disorders, clinical goals, and the theoretical bases for management techniques. Offering numerous real-world examples and tips, this book serves as a valuable resource for pediatricians, family practitioners, pediatric mental health practitioners, pediatric nurse practitioners, as well as pediatric gastroenterologists.
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    editor, Eduard Vieta, Director of the Bipolar Disorders Program, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain.
    Springer2013
    "Managing Bipolar Disorder in Clinical Practice", Third Edition, is an up-to-date, concise practical handbook developed with the clinician in mind. Including the most recent clinical guidelines, including the British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP) and Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT) guidelines, this handbook is intended to highlight every major aspect of this serious mental health disorder, including assessment, treatment, long-term management, and recent developments.
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    Editors: Fernando Perez-Ruiz, Ana Maria Herrero-Beites.
    Springer2014
    "Gout has been a well-known disease for over 2000 years, and is the most common cause of joint inflammation in adult males. It has become apparent that no therapeutic target based on hyperuricemia outcome had been defined. Very few controlled trials were available to test the efficacy and safety of treatments, and no research on diagnosis and management had been done despite data showing that patients with gout were generally improperly treated even in the hands of specialists. In the last 10 years, good-quality evidence on gout impact and management has grown exponentially, renal transporters have been recently identified, and a number of new drugs have been approved or are under current development. This handbook discusses these developments and the future of gout treatment, which now looks promising."--Publisher's website.
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    editors: Francoise Laroche, Sanit-Antoine University Hospital, Paris, France, President, Circle of Pain Studies in Rheumatology, Serge Perrot, Hôtel-Dieu Hospital Pain Clinic, Paris, France, Vice President, Circle of Pain Studies in Rheumatology.
    Springer2013
    Low back pain is described as a very common condition that tends to affect about 70% of the population at some point in time with varying degrees of symptom severity. Although definitions vary, sciatic pain is generally defined as back-related pain radiating to the leg (normally below the knee and into the foot and toes) and is one of the commonest variations of low back pain. Patients with sciatica typically experience a more persistent and severe type of pain, a less favorable outcome, consume more healthcare resources and have more prolonged disability and absence from work than those with low back pain alone. Managing Sciatica and Radiculopathies in Primary Care Practice provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the subject and key information for primary care practitioners about low back pain in patients, including definitions and causes, current management approaches, diagnostic and treatment algorithms, as well as clinical practice guidelines.
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    editor, Robert B. Taylor ; with 206 contributors.
    Digital : Ovid2002
    Print2002
  • Digital
    Timothy J. Petersen, Susan E. Sprich, Sabine Wilhelm, editors.
    Springer2016
    Introduction -- Basic Principles and Practice of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy -- Cognitive Techniques -- Behavioral Strategies -- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety Disorders -- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression -- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Bipolar Disorder -- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Theory, Assessment and Treatment -- Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Trichotillomania (Hair-Pulling Disorder) and Excoriation (Skin-Picking) Disorder -- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Tourette Syndrome and Chronic Tic Disorder -- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Body Dysmorphic Disorder -- Transdiagnostic Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Eating Disorders -- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder -- Cognitive Behavioral Approaches for Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders -- Cognitive Behavioral Approaches for Substance Use Disorders -- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder -- Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder -- Behavioral Medicine Strategies in Outpatient Psychiatric Settings -- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Children and Adolescents -- Cognitive Behavioral Couple Therapy for the Treatment of Relationship Distress -- Evaluating Strategies for Combining Pharmacotherapy with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy -- Cognitive Behavioral Therapies for Chronic Depression.
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    Nupur Gupta, Brett D. Nelson, Jennifer Kasper, Patricia L. Hibberd, editors.
    Springer2014
    TheMassGeneral Hospital for Children Handbook of Pediatric Global Health is a concise resource for the ever-increasing number of health professionals involved in global health, many of whom spend a few weeks to months or even years providing medical care in resource-poor countries. This Handbook provides practical, evidence-based, hands-on guidance for managing and preventing childhood illnesses when resources are limited in low- and middle-income countries. It also offers a setting-specific understanding and management approaches to the major causes of childhood mortality, including pneumonia, diarrhea, birth asphyxia, complications of preterm birth, and neonatal sepsis. The Handbook providesan overview of childhood mortality, health systems, and the various stakeholders that play a role in the global health arena, and also contains chapters focusing on adolescents who are increasingly recognized as a unique population in whom interventions can go a long way in bothconsolidatingthe gains made in childhood and preventing adult disease. Finally, key topics in non-communicable diseases are covered, including trauma and injuries, pediatric mental health, child and adolescent rights, and oral health. Not meant solely for pediatricians, the Handbookis designed for generalists, specialists, doctors, nurses, other health care workers, and those in training. An indispensable reference for health professionals overseas, theHandbookwill also be a useful addition and resource for academic centers and universities in industrialized nations that are creating courses for trainees who will do clinical electives abroad during their training. .
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    revised by Thomas R. Freeman.
    Oxford Medicine Online2016
    "Highly acclaimed in its first three editions, McWhinney's Textbook of Family Medicine is one of the seminal texts in the field. While many family medicine texts simply cover the disorders a practitioner might see in clinical practice, McWhinney's defines the principles and practices of family medicine as a separate and distinct field of practice. The fourth edition presents six new clinical chapters of common problems in family medicine: respiratory illness, musculoskeletal pain, depression, diabetes, obesity and multimorbidity. This new edition also provides information on stewardship of resources, patient information and data, delivery of care in the home, and consultation and referral. The volume also covers continuing advances in the research base of family medicine. Readers will come away with a deeper appreciation for the role of the generalist in healthcare"--Provided by publisher.
  • Digital
    Jeannette M. Potts, editor.
    Springer2016
    This book covers issues of men's health, including screening, diagnosis and management of common disorders and opportunities for prevention and health maintenance. Each chapter pertains to a component of the physical exam and/or organ system. Examples include appropriate survey and screening of the integument, the significance of buccal/dental integrity, tailoring cardiovascular remedies and balancing prostate cancer screening with quality of life. The book follows the methodical approach of a comprehensive wellness visit, including inventory of psychosocial factors, which significantly impact physical well-being. Justification for often overlooked topics in the review of systems, such as sexual history and satisfaction, relationship issues, and vocational fulfillment are provided. This book is written in the spirit of the rich bedside acumen and the art of healing, we must strive to protect. While informative and stimulating, this text serves to remind us of the specialized diagnostic tools we carry between our ears, and the power of healing we possess in our hands as well as the counsel and education we provide to our patients. Men's Health: A Head to Toe Guide for Clinicians serves as an important and readily accessible resource for primary care physicians, internists and family doctors, physician's assistants and nurse practitioners who care for adult males.
  • Digital
    Joel J. Heidelbaugh, editor.
    Springer2016
    Men's Health in the 2010's: What is the Global Challenge? -- Masculinity in Men's Health: Barrier or Portal to Healthcare -- Health Seeking Behavior and Meeting the Needs for the Most Vulnerable Men -- Providing Preventive Services for Men: A Substantial Challenge? -- The Evidence-Based Physical Examination of the Child and Adolescent Male -- Caring for the Adolescent Male -- The Evidence-Based Well Examination in Adult Men -- Promoting Cardiovascular Health in Adult Men -- Male Sexual Health -- Sexually Transmitted Infections in Men -- Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms -- Testicular, Scrotal and Penile Disorders -- Male Hypogonadism: The Relationship to Cardiometabolic Syndrome and the Controversy Behind Testosterone Replacement Therapy -- Prostate Cancer: A Primary Care Perspective -- Caring for Men Who Have Sex with Men.
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    edited by André F. Carvalho, Roger S. McIntyre.
    Oxford Medicine Online2017
    The epidemiology, burden, and treatment of mental disorders in primary care / Bernd Puschner, Markus Kösters, Lea Bouché, and Stefan Weinmann -- Across the spectrum / Victoria J. Palmer and Rob Whitley -- Collaborative care models for the management of mental disorders in primary care / Christsina van der Feltz-Cornelis, Harm van Marwijk, and Leona Hakkart-van Roijen -- Operationalizing patient-centredness to enhance recovery and primary care for mental disorders / John Furler, Victoria J. Palmer, and Jane Gunn -- Neurobiology of psychiatric disorders / Valdimir Maletic and Bernadette DeMuri -- The DSM-5 / Joel Paris -- Anxiety disorders in primary care / Markus Dold and Siegfried Kasper -- ADHD across the lifespan / David W. Goodman -- Trauma and strssor-related disorders / Andrea Feijo Mello and Mary Sau Ling Yeh -- Depressive disorders / Andrea Fagiolini, Giovanni Amodeo, and Giuseppe Maina -- Bipolar disorder / Paulo R. Nunes Neto, Cristiano A. Köhler, Michael Berk, and André Carvalho -- Suicide and suicidal behavior / Erkki Isometsä -- Somatic symptom and related disorders / Alexandra Murray, Anne Toussaint, and Bernard Löwe -- Substance use disorders in primary care settings / Kathleen Broad and Tony P. George -- Motivational interviewing / Jeffrey P. Haibach, Elizabeth A. DiNapoli, Deborah S. Finnell, John W. Kasckow, and Adam J. Gordon -- Psychosis / Jayashri Kulkarni, Emorfia Gavrilidis, Shainal Nathoo, and Jasmin Grigg -- Late-life depression / Fabian Fu€er, Tarik Karakaya, and Johannes Pantel -- Psychotherapeutic interventions / Fiammetta Cosci and Giovanni Andrea Fava -- Major depressive disorder / Sheng-Min Wang and Chi-Un Pae -- Untoward side effects of psychiatric drugs / Manu S. Sharma, Ives Cavalcante Passos, and André F. Carvalho -- Drug interactions involving psychotropic drugs / Subramoniam Mahusoodanan, Marina Tsoy-Podosenin, Leah R. Steinberg, and Nitin Tandan.

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